Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2021
Free Family History Library webinars for August 2021 will expand your research horizons with international content. Topics include a Chinese beginner session, 寻根問祖帮助系列-如何閲讀和理解中文家譜 (How to Read and Understand Chinese Family Tree), Denmark Regional Series (Fyn, Vejle, Skanderborg, and Århus) Finnish tax records, German Ortsfamilienbücher/Ortssippenbücher (Local Family Books), Nordic Names, Norway Court Records, Portuguese Immigration to the United States, a Spansh language session entitled Los registros históricos, el catálogo o las imágenes de FamilySearch, ¿cuál elijo para encontrar a mis antepasados? (Historical records, catalog, or FamilySearch images, which one do I choose to find my ancestors?), and US Territorial and State Censuses.
For anyone new to FamilySearch, an Overview, the Catalog, the Research Process, Descendancy Research, Finding Elusive Records (in the US), Navigation,/Standardization of data entry, and Attaching Sources classes are also offered.
No registration is required. See the table of classes below for more details. To view a webinar on the date and time listed, click the 'Yes' to the right of the class title. The 'Yes' link will take you to the webinar.
If you cannot attend a live event, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later at your convenience at Family History Library classes and webinars.
All class times are in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).
|Mon, Aug 2, 10:00 AM MDT||Using the FamilySearch Catalog (Beginner)||Yes|
|Tue, Aug 3, 10:00 AM MDT||Overview of FamilySearch (Beginner)||Yes|
|Wed, Aug 4, 10:00 AM MDT||Jump-start your German research with Ortsfamilienbücher/Ortssippenbücher [Local family books] (Beginner)||Yes|
|Thu, Aug 5, 10:00 AM MDT||United States Territorial and State Census Records (Beginner)||Yes|
|Thu, Aug 5, 12:00 PM MDT||Portuguese Immigration Patterns to the United States: 19th and 20th Centuries (Intermediate)||Yes|
|Sat, Aug 7, 9:00 AM MDT||Navigating Nordic Names (Beginner)||Yes|
|Sat, Aug 7, 10:15 AM MDT||The Denmark Regional Series: Fyn (Intermediate)||Yes|
|Sat, Aug 7, 12:30 PM MDT||The Denmark Regional Series: Vejle, Skanderborg, Århus (Intermediate)||Yes|
|Sat, Aug 7, 1:45 PM MDT||Mantals tax records in Finland (Intermediate)||Yes|
|Sat, Aug 7, 3:00 PM MDT||Exploring Court Records in Norway (Intermediate)||Yes|
|Tue, Aug 10, 10:00 AM MDT||Navigate, Add, Edit, Standardize, and Print on FamilySearch Family Tree (Beginner)||Yes|
|Thu, Aug 12, 1:00 PM MDT||Los registros históricos, el catálogo o las imágenes de FamilySearch, ¿cuál elijo para encontrar a mis antepasados? [Historical records, catalog, or FamilySearch images, which one do I choose to find my ancestors] (Beginner)||Yes|
|Tue, Aug 17, 10:00 AM MDT||The Research Process, Research Help, and Searching Records on FamilySearch (Beginner)||Yes|
|Thu, Aug 19, 10:00 AM MDT||United States Descendancy Research (Beginner)||Yes|
|Fri, Aug 20, 7:00 PM MDT||寻根問祖帮助系列-如何閲讀和理解中文家譜 (二) (Beginner) [How to Read and Understand Chinese Family Trees] (Beginner)||Yes|
|Tue, Aug 24, 10:00 AM MDT||Tips and Tricks for Finding Elusive Records in FamilySearch (Beginner)||Yes|
|Tue, Aug 31, 10:00 AM MDT||Attaching Sources to FamilySearch Family Tree (Beginner)||Yes|
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FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.